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There are 5 ways to get from Albufeira to Sintra by bus, train, car or plane

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EVA Expresso Qualidade  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the EVA Expresso Qualidade from Albufeira to Lisbon Sete Rios Station 53, 55 / ...

$22 - $30

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Lisbon Oriente Station

$22 - $29

Train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Albufeira to Entrecampos Ic

$23 - $48

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Albufeira to Sintra 173 miles

$35 - $60

Fly, train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Lisbon (LIS) FAO - LIS
  2. Take the train from Oriente to Portela de Sintra

$56 - $214

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The cheapest way to get from Albufeira to Sintra is to bus which costs 19€ - 25€ and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albufeira to Sintra is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Albufeira and Sintra is 215 km. The road distance is 276.9 km.

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The best way to get from Albufeira to Sintra without a car is to EVA Expresso Qualidade which takes 3 h 17 min and costs 18€ - 27€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Albufeira to Sintra, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Albufeira to Sintra is to EVA Expresso Qualidade which takes 3 h 17 min and costs 18€ - 27€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 20€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Faro Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albufeira to Sintra is 277 km. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Albufeira to Sintra.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Faro Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 7239+ hotels available in Sintra. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Albufeira to Sintra.
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  • Distance: 134.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 17 min

What companies run services between Albufeira, Portugal and Sintra, Portugal?

EVA Transportes operates a bus from Albufeira to Sintra every 2 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $26 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Albufeira to Sintra every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 59 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Albufeira to Entrecampos
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$19 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Oriente to Portela de Sintra
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$3 - $5
Bus operators
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Albufeira to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
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rede-expressos.pt
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Albufeira to Lisbon Oriente Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt

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The best way to get from Albufeira to Faro Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs 4€ - 6€.

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